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Education is Everything: A small-town boy’s journey to university president

Growing up in small town America is never easy. Rural Oklahoma life in the 20th century usually consisted of driving tractors, milking cows, baling and hauling hay, farming and scraping to get by most of the time. Theron and Jan Godwin, as most parents, wanted a better life for their children. To them, education was the solution.
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Legendary Latta girl's basketball coach calls is a career

ADA, Oklahoma (KTEN) - KTEN can confirm that longtime Latta head girl's basketball coach Bruce Plunk is retiring as first reported by The Ada News. Plunk leaves a legacy helping lead the Lady Panthers to multiple OSSAA state tournament appearances. His son Clay, an assistant on staff, will step up as the school's next head coach.
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The annual Artesian Arts Festival is set for Saturday

SULPHUR, Okla., (KTEN)-- Saturday Chickasaw art and culture will be displayed at the 9th Annual Artesian Arts Festival in downtown Sulphur. "We are going to have over 50 Chickasaw artists 'we'll have everything from jewelry, pottery, painting, textiles,” Executive Officer for the Chickasaw Nations Culture and Humanities division said. “Patrons get to talk to the artists and get to know the artists a little bit because that's sometimes part of the fun, getting to know the artists on a personal basis."
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Air Race Classic Pilots Make Pit Stop In Ada

Several pilots competing in the Air Race Classic made a pit stop in Ada, Oklahoma. They landed at the Ada Regional Airport. For more information on the Air Race Classic, click here.
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Only 3 group enrollment days left for fall 2022

East Central University is now halfway through beginning freshmen group enrollment days. The group enrollment days – dubbed “Tiger Enrollment Days” – give new students a chance to get to know ECU a little bit more before stepping foot on campus in August. Only three chances...
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Jessica Elizabeth Walters-Harjo

Jessica Elizabeth Walters-Harjo age 23, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 in OKC, OK. She was born December 8, 1998 in Shawnee, OK to John Walters and Tomi Postoak. Jessica attended Riverside Highschool in Anadarko, OK. She is preceded in death by her mother, Tomi Postoak and sister, Cheyna Walters-Harjo.
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Donald (Don) Lee Yerby

Donald (Don) Lee Yerby, 82, longtime resident of Seminole County, passed from this life on Saturday June 18, 2022, at his home in Bowlegs. Don was born in Maud, Oklahoma, August 1, 1939, to Thomas (Tom) Redus Yerby and Minnie Lee (Laird) Yerby. Don married Carolyn Laxton on July 10,...
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Women pilots soar into Ada during cross-country race

ADA, Okla. (KTEN) — Women from around the world are competing in the 45th annual Air Race Classic this week, and Ada Regional Airport is one of the eight stops along the route. "It's been cool seeing the pilots push the plane to its limit and see what it's...
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Service Today for Bill J. Shipley

Bill J. Shipley was born April 1, 1930 to Audie and Opal (Pogue) Shipley. Bill passed from this life June 18, 2022 in Seminole, Oklahoma at the age of 92. Bill was born and raised in Holdenville, Oklah o m a . After graduating from high school, he worked in construction with his uncle J.D. House, learning skills that would serve him his whole life. Bill was deeply patriotic and proudly served in the U.S. Navy for four years, stationed at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and San Juan Puerto Rico.
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Chickasaw artist takes viewers on heavenly adventure

OKLAHOMA CITY – Chickasaw photographer Jim Trosper has continued to embark upon trips to scenic locations in Oklahoma and surrounding environs throughout much of the COVID 19 pandemic. "I'm glad the pandemic is settling down, but it really didn't impact my art because my work was available online," he said recently.
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Charles “Chuck” Clark Enloe, Jr.

Charles “Chuck” Clark Enloe, Jr. passed away peacefully on June 15, 2022, in Midwest City at the age of 62 years 1 month 29 days. A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the Maud Community Center, 306 W. Main Street, Maud, OK 74854, as a come and go celebration. Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.
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The Chickasaw Nation is one of two nationwide locations selected for a special event to celebrate the launch of the 2022 Nike N7 collection. Hibbett Sports of Ada will host Nike N7 General Manager Sam McCracken and Chickasaw citizen Triana Browne from 4-5 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, at 1280 North Hills Shopping Center.
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